sexta-feira, 14 de setembro de 2012

Eppur si Muove


Enquanto no plano político parece que os demónios estão à solta um site internacional de referência classifica-nos no Top 10 dos países mais belos do mundo. Curioso que, há pouco, correndo um pouco junto ao Tejo achei o mesmo.

Para alegrar as nossas existências fica aqui o excerto referente a este Jardim à Beira Mar Plantado:

For the pristine natural wonders of the volcanic Azores alone, Portugal would be on this list. Then there's the "floating garden" that is Madeira, the dramatic coastline and mystical capes of the mainland, the serene plains of the Alentejo with the stunningly-sited white medieval vilages of Marvão and Monsaraz, the Peneda-Gerês National Park, or the perfect collaboration of man and nature in the magic fantasy of Sintra and verdant Douro Valley. And while the old centers of LISBON and Porto are inexplicably rundown and stubbornly neglected, it's hard to match their scenic beauty with their grand riverside settings. Everything is in a small scale but when all combined it's impressive how so much diverse beauty somehow fits in such a tiny country that seems to be a favorite of the sun.


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